QTS has announced a restructuring that sharpens its focus on the hyperscale opportunity, including a clear move away from in-house cloud and managed services offerings. QTS shares are sharply lower on the announcement.
An in-depth look at the latest trends impacting the world of data centers and cloud computing.
Vantage Data Centers has lined up $1.1 billion in financing to build new data centers, using securitization financing, an approach that allows Vantage to pay lower interest rates on its debt.
The acquisition of the Dallas Infomart for $800 million is a strategic win for Equinix. The transaction also changes the game for the remainder of the Infomart portfolio, offering a clearer value proposition to acquirers and investors.
EdgeCore Internet Real Estate has launched with plans to build large data center campuses in six North American markets. The new company is led by former CoreSite CEO Tom Ray, and its lead backer is GIC, the sovereign wealth fund for the government of Singapore.
As it sharpens its focus on hyperscale data centers, QTS is now building “greenfield” construction on open land rather than retrofitting an existing facility. Here’s a look at the company’s new project in Ashburn, Virginia.
Switch will help create a 1 gigawatt solar energy project in Nevada, which will be the largest solar array in the United States, the company said today. The huge project showcases how the data center industry has taken a leadership role in shifting the U.S. economy to sustainable energy.
Compass Datacenters has bought EdgePoint Systems and BitBox USA, two distributed computing specialists that will form the nucleus of a new edge computing initiative, Compass EdgePoint.
Developers in Northern Virginia leased a record 115 megawatts of data center space in 2017, topping the 113 megawatts (MWs) absorbed in 2017, according to a new report. Phoenix and Atlanta saw strong gains, while leasing was down in Silicon Valley due to lack of supply.
CyrusOne CTO Kevin Timmons says the company’s partnership with Chinese data center developer GDS will help it build data centers even faster and at lower cost.
Energy is a key strategic principle for Skybox Datacenters, as it expands into Dallas and launches colocation services to support a hybrid cloud offering for oil and gas firms in Houston.